How to Conduct a Secondary Survey of the Neck, Spine and Back During First Aid?

Answer Injuries from trauma to the neck, spine or back are some of the most severe that you will come across. Unfortunately, they oftentimes go undetected until it is too late. Moving a victim of such tra... Read More »

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How to Conduct a Secondary Survey of the Chest and Abdomen During First Aid?

Conducting a primary or a secondary survey of the chest and abdomen during first aid is done during the patient assessment phase of the emergency operations incident. The patient assessment phase i... Read More »

How to Conduct a Secondary Survey of an Injured Person?

During a disaster, medical personnel can be overburdened or far away from you and others who may be injured. Understanding what to do after an initial assessment can be helpful to a victim and medi... Read More »

How to Conduct a Head to Toe Exam During First Aid?

A head-to-toe exam in first aid is important for identifying any physical or emotional trauma to a person. When done properly, the assessment can help prevent any further injury and aide you in ide... Read More »

What secondary cancer of the spine mean?

A secondary cancer is also known as a metastasis. It's a cancer that started somewhere else. If there is more than one location of the secondary cancer, you use the plural word, metastases. For e... Read More »